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Dr. Anna Chalkley,
Senior Research Fellow

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Biography

Dr Anna Chalkley is a Senior Research Fellow in school-based physical activity and knowledge exchange within the Faculty of Health Studies. Anna’s research focuses on the development, implementation and evaluation of school-based physical activity interventions. Anna strongly believes in working at the interface of research, policy and practice in physical activity promotion to ensure that the work she does is impactful and is applicable to the real world. She is particularly interested in the translation of research and how it is used to inform policy and practice.Anna has acted as an advisor to a range of national and international health promotion agencies (e.g. Public Health England and the World Health Organization) and has served on the board of directors for the International Society for Physical Activity and Health. Anna is currently Chair of the World Health Organization’s Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) Europe Network.

Research

Physical Activity and Public HealthChildren and Young People's HealthSchool-based Physical Activity InterventionsImplementation ScienceDissemination and Knowledge TranslationProcess EvaluationPhysical Activity PolicyPhysical Activity AdvocacyTeacher EducationPrimary Education

Professional activities

Information about education, employment and areas of particular interest for Dr. Anna Chalkley is as follows:

Education

  • York St John’s College, Leeds University - BSc
  • Chester College, Liverpool University - MSc
  • Loughborough University - PhD

Publications

There are 37 publications involving or that are attributed to Dr. Anna Chalkley. They are listed as:

  • book chapter (2)
  • field guide (1)
  • journal article (4)
  • peer reviewed journal (24)
  • published report (4)
  • reviews (2)

Book Chapter

Dr. Anna Chalkley has 2 publication(s) listed under book chapter.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity 2020 The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity Lauren B Sherar, Anna E Chalkley, Trish Gorely, Lorraine A Cale 9781138331549 Routledge
Health for All Children 2019 Health for All Children Health for All Children Anna Chalkley & Lauren Sherar 978-0-19-878885-0 Oxford University Press

Field Guide

Dr. Anna Chalkley has 1 publication(s) listed under field guide.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Promoting physical activity through schools:a toolkit 2021 Anna Chalkley, Robin Landais 9789240035928 World Health Organzation

Journal Article

Dr. Anna Chalkley has 4 publication(s) listed under journal article.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Portuguese School Teachers’ Perceptions of Physically Active Learning 2024 Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine Martins, Clarice Mota, Jorge Santos, José Daly-Smith, Andrew Chalkley, Anna E Singh, Amika Ottesen, Claus Tammelin, Tuija Archbold, Victoria S J Silva, Maria Paula 10.1249/TJX.0000000000000245
Introduction: Walking the Talk: Implementing Physically Active Learning and Whole School Physical Activity 2024 Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine 9 Daly-Smith, Andy Brekke Mandelid, Mathias Chalkley, Anna 10.1249/TJX.0000000000000263
More People, More Active, More Often for Heart Health – Taking Action on Physical Activity 2024 Global Heart Shilton, Trevor Bauman, Adrian Beger, Birgit Chalkley, Anna Champagne, Beatriz Elings-Pers, Martina Giles-Corti, Billie Goenka, Shifalika Miller, Mark Milton, Karen Oyeyemi, Adewale Ross, Robert Sallis, James F. Armstrong-Walenczak, Kelcey Salmon, Jo Whitsel, Laurie P. 10.5334/gh.1308
A Nonrandomized Pilot Implementation Trial of the CLASS PAL (Physically Active Learning) Project 2024 Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine 10.1249/TJX.0000000000000261

Peer Reviewed Journal

Dr. Anna Chalkley has 24 publication(s) listed under peer reviewed journal.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Using a multi-stakeholder experience-based design process to co-develop the Creating Active Schools Framework. 2020 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 17 Daly-Smith A;Quarmby T;Archbold VSJ;Corrigan N;Wilson D;Resaland GK;Bartholomew JB;Singh A;Tjomsland HE;Sherar LB;Chalkley A;Routen AC;Shickle D;Bingham DD;Barber SE;van Sluijs E;Fairclough SJ;McKenna J; 1479-5868 10.1186/s12966-020-0917-z
“Go beyond your own comfort zone and challenge yourself”: A comparison on the use of physically active learning in Norway, the Netherlands and the UK 2022 Teaching and Teacher Education Chalkley, A; Mandelid, M.B; Thurston, M; Daly-Smith, A; Singh, A; Huiberts, I; Archbold, V.S.J; Resaland, G.K; Tjomsland, H.E; Science Direct https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0742051X22001998#section-cited-by
Unpacking physically active learning in education: a movement didaktikk approach in teaching? 2022 Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research Mandelid, M.B; Resaland, G.K; Lerum, O; Teslo, S; Chalkley, A; Singh, A; Bartholomew, J; Daly-Smith, A; Thurston, M; Tjomsland H.E; Taylor & Francis https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00313831.2022.2148271
Assessing the Impacts of Creating Active Schools on Organisational Culture for Physical Activity. 2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19 Helme ZE;Morris JL;Nichols J;Chalkley AE;Bingham DD;McLoughlin GM;Bartholomew JB;Daly-Smith A; 1660-4601 10.3390/ijerph192416950
Reframing physically active learning as movement-centred pedagogy: a European priority action framework. 2023 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 20 Chalkley A;Mandelid MB;Singh A;Resaland GK;Daly-Smith A; 1479-5868 10.1186/s12966-023-01503-4
It's the journey, not the arrival that matters – Teachers' perceptions of their practice after participating in a continuing professional development program in physically active learning 2023 Teaching and Teacher Education Teslo, S; Jenssen, E.S; Thurston; M Mandelid, M.B; Resaland, G.K; Chalkley, A.E; Tjomsland, H.E.
“Go beyond your own comfort zone and challenge yourself”: A comparison on the use of physically active learning in Norway, the Netherlands and the UK 2022 Teaching and Teacher Education 118 Chalkley A.E.;Mandelid M.B.;Thurston M.;Daly-Smith A.;Singh A.;Huiberts I.;Archbold V.S.J.;Resaland G.K.;Tjomsland H.E. 0742-051X 10.1016/j.tate.2022.103825
Evaluation of the implementation of a whole-workplace walking programme using the RE-AIM framework. 2017 BMC Public Health 17 Adams EJ;Chalkley AE;Esliger DW;Sherar LB; 1471-2458 10.1186/s12889-017-4376-7
Promoting participation in physical activity through Snacktivity: A qualitative mixed methods study. 2023 PLoS ONE 18 Krouwel M;Greenfield SM;Chalkley A;Sanders JP;Parretti HM;Gokal K;Jolly K;Skrybant M;Biddle SJH;Greaves C;Maddison R;Mutrie N;Ives N;Esliger DW;Sherar L;Edwardson CL;Yates T;Frew E;Tearne S;Daley AJ; 1932-6203 10.1371/journal.pone.0291040
Getting a GRIP (getting research into practice) on movement integration in the school classroom 2017 Physical Therapy Reviews 22 139 - 146 Routen A.;Chalkley A.;Sherar L. 1083-3196 10.1080/10833196.2017.1306900
Marathon Kids UK: study design and protocol for a mixed methods evaluation of a school-based running programme. 2018 BMJ Open 8 Chalkley AE;Routen AC;Harris JP;Cale LA;Gorely T;Sherar LB; 2044-6055 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022176
A retrospective qualitative evaluation of barriers and facilitators to the implementation of a school-based running programme. 2018 BMC Public Health 18 Chalkley AE;Routen AC;Harris JP;Cale LA;Gorely T;Sherar LB; 1471-2458 10.1186/s12889-018-6078-1
“I just like the feeling of it, outside being active”: Pupils’ experiences of a school-based running program, a qualitative study 2020 Journal Of Sport & Exercise Psychology 42 48 - 58 Chalkley A.E.;Routen A.C.;Harris J.P.;Cale L.A.;Gorely T.;Sherar L.B. 0895-2779 10.1123/jsep.2019-0037
An evaluation of the implementation of a uk school-based running program 2020 Children 7 Chalkley A.E.;Routen A.C.;Harris J.P.;Cale L.A.;Gorely T.;Sherar L.B. 2227-9067 10.3390/children7100151
Global Matrix 3.0 physical activity report card for children and youth: a comparison across Europe. 2020 Public Health 187 Coppinger T;Milton K;Murtagh E;Harrington D;Johansen D;Seghers J;Skovgaard T; ;Chalkley A; 1476-5616 10.1016/j.puhe.2020.07.025
Eight Investments That Work for Physical Activity. 2021 Journal of physical activity & health 18 Milton K;Cavill N;Chalkley A;Foster C;Gomersall S;Hagstromer M;Kelly P;Kolbe-Alexander T;Mair J;McLaughlin M;Nobles J;Reece L;Shilton T;Smith BJ;Schipperijn J; 1543-5474 10.1123/jpah.2021-0112
A critical review of national physical activity policies relating to children and young people in England. 2021 Journal of Sport and Health Science 10 Chalkley A;Milton K; 2213-2961 10.1016/j.jshs.2020.09.010
Impact of The Daily Mile on children's physical and mental health, and educational attainment in primary schools: iMprOVE cohort study protocol. 2021 BMJ Open 11 Ram B;Chalkley A;van Sluijs E;Phillips R;Venkatraman T;Hargreaves DS;Viner RM;Saxena S; 2044-6055 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045879
Effectiveness of physical activity interventions delivered or prompted by health professionals in primary care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. 2022 British Medical Journal 376 Kettle VE;Madigan CD;Coombe A;Graham H;Thomas JJC;Chalkley AE;Daley AJ; 1756-1833 10.1136/bmj-2021-068465
The structured health intervention for truckers (SHIFT) cluster randomised controlled trial: a mixed methods process evaluation. 2022 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 19 Guest AJ;Paine NJ;Chen YL;Chalkley A;Munir F;Edwardson CL;Gray LJ;Johnson V;Ruettger K;Sayyah M;Sherry A;Troughton J;Varela-Mato V;Yates T;King J;Clemes SA; 1479-5868 10.1186/s12966-022-01316-x
DE-PASS Best Evidence Statement (BESt): modifiable determinants of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in children and adolescents aged 5-19 years-a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis. 2022 BMJ Open 12 Khudair M;Marcuzzi A;Ng K;Tempest GD;Bartoš F;Peric R;Maier M;Beccia F;Boccia S;Brandes M;Cardon G;Carlin A;Castagna C;Chaabene H;Chalkley A;Ciaccioni S;Cieślińska-Świder J;Čingienė V;Cortis C;Corvino C;de Geus EJ;Di Baldassarre A;Di Credico A;Drid P;Fernández Tarazaga RM;Gallè F;García Sánchez E;Gebremariam M;Ghinassi B;Goudas M;Hayes G;Honorio S;Izzicupo P;Jahre H;Jelsma J;Juric P;Kolovelonis A;Kongsvold A;Kouidi E;Mansergh F;Masanovic B;Mekonnen T;Mork PJ;Murphy M;O'Hara K;Torun AO;Palumbo F;Popovic S;Prieske O;Puharic Z;Ribeiro JC;Rumbold PLS;Sandu P;Sorić M;Stavnsbo M;Syrmpas I;van der Ploeg HP;Van Hoye A;Vilela S;Woods C;Wunsch K;Caprinica L;MacDonncha C;Ling FCM; ; 2044-6055 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059202
Initial insights into the impact and implementation of Creating Active Schools in Bradford, UK. 2023 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 20 Morris JL; Chalkley AE; Helme ZE; Timms O; Young E; McLoughlin GM; Bartholomew JB; Daly-Smith A 1479-5868 10.1186/s12966-023-01485-3
Real-world application of a scalable school-based physical activity intervention: A cross-sectional survey of the implementation of The Daily Mile in Greater London primary schools. 2023 PLoS ONE 18 Ram B;van Sluijs E;Chalkley A;Hargreaves D;Saxena S; 1932-6203 10.1371/journal.pone.0288500
A Qualitative Process Evaluation of Participant Experiences in a Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial to Reduce Indulgent Foods and Beverages 2023 Nutrients 15 Madigan, Claire Deborah Hill, Andrew J Caterson, Ian Douglas Burk, Jessica Hendy, Chelsea Chalkley, Anna

Published Report

Dr. Anna Chalkley has 4 publication(s) listed under published report.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Active mile briefing : evidence and policy summary 2020 A Chalkley, J Clark, A Gahagan Public Health England
Active mile briefing : implementation guide 2020 A Chalkley, J Clark, A Gahagan Public Health England
Change4Life Evidence Review: Rapid evidence review on the effect of physical activity participation among children aged 5 – 11 years. 2015 Anna Chalkley, Karen Milton, Charlie Foster Public Health England
Muscle and bone strengthening activities for chidren and young people (5 to 18 years): A rapid evidence review 2021 Anna Chalkley Public Health England

Reviews

Dr. Anna Chalkley has 2 publication(s) listed under reviews.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Effectiveness of physical activity interventions delivered or prompted by health professionals in primary care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials 2022 British Medical Journal 376 Kettle V.E.;Madigan C.D.;Coombe A.;Graham H.;Thomas J.J.C.;Chalkley A.E.;Daley A.J. 0959-8146 10.1136/bmj-2021-068465
DE-PASS Best Evidence Statement (BESt): Modifiable determinants of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in children and adolescents aged 5-19 years-a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis 2022 BMJ Open 12 Khudair M.;Marcuzzi A.;Ng K.;Tempest G.D.;Bartoš F.;Peric R.;Maier M.;Beccia F.;Boccia S.;Brandes M.;Cardon G.;Carlin A.;Castagna C.;Chaabene H.;Chalkley A.;Ciaccioni S.;Cieślińska-Wider J.;Ingien - V.;Cortis C.;Corvino C.;De Geus E.J.C.;Di Baldassarre A.;Di Credico A.;Drid P.;Fernández Tarazaga R.M.;Gallè F.;García Sánchez E.;Gebremariam M.;Ghinassi B.;Goudas M.;Hayes G.;Honorio S.;Izzicupo P.;Jahre H.;Jelsma J.;Juric P.;Kolovelonis A.;Kongsvold A.;Kouidi E.;Mansergh F.;Masanovic B.;Mekonnen T.;Mork P.J.;Murphy M.;O'Hara K.;Torun A.O.;Palumbo F.;Popovic S.;Prieske O.;Puharic Z.;Ribeiro J.C.;Rumbold P.L.S.;Sandu P.;Sorić M.;Stavnsbo M.;Syrmpas I.;Van Der Ploeg H.P.;Van Hoye A.;Vilela S.;Woods C.;Wunsch K.;Caprinica L.;Macdonncha C.;Ling F.C.M. 2044-6055 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059202